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MS 327 - James Wojtowicz Collection

Identifier: MS 327


This collection consists primarily of items acquired by James W. Wojtowicz during the research for his book on Buffalo Bill’s Wild West collectables.  These items are mostly dime novels, postcards, programs, and other ephemeral materials from the show.


  • Created: 1880-1929
  • Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2008


Conditions Governing Access

McCracken Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials. Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation or publication. Contact McCracken Research Library for more information.


12.00 boxes

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Arrangement Note

The James W. Wojtowicz Collection (No. 327) is arranged alphabetically by subject, as follows

Outline of Series Arrangement

Papers – Box 1 – 8

Buffalo Bill & 101 Ranch Show – Box 1

Buffalo Bill’s Wild West – Box 1 BBWW – Advertisements

BBWW – Contracts

BBWW – Dinners

BBWW – Employees

BBWW – Financial

BBWW – Memorabilia

BBWW – Postcards – See Postcards – BBWW

BBWW – Programs

BBWW – Routes

BBWW – Souvenirs

BBWW – Stationery

BBWW – Tickets

Buffalo Bill’s Wild West & Pawnee Bill’s Far East – Box 2

Cody, William F. “Buffalo Bill” – Box 2

Dime Novels – Box 3 – 6

Dime Novels – Aldine

Dime Novels – American Library of Popular Fiction

Dime Novels – Arthur Westbrook: Adventure Series

Dime Novels – Beadle’s Frontier Series

Dime Novels – Buffalo Bill Library

Dime Novels – Buffalo Bill Stories

Dime Novels – Classics Illustrated

Dime Novels – Danish

Dime Novels – Deadwood Dick Library

Dime Novels – Dutch

Dime Novels – Far West Library

Dime Novels – French

Dime Novels – German

Dime Novels – Great Britain

Dime Novels – Great Britain – Buffalo Bill Wild West Series

Dime Novels – Italian

Dime Novels – Spanish

Dime Novels – New Buffalo Bill Weekly

Dime Novels – Newnes’ New Redskin Library

Dime Novels – Pluck and Luck

Dime Novels – Regan Publishing Wild West Series

Hotels – Box 6

Museums – Box 7

Pawnee Bill’s Historical Wild West – Box 7

Postcards – Box 7 – 8

Postcards – American Indians – Various

Postcards – Buffalo Bill’s Wild West

Postcards – Cody, William F. “Buffalo Bill"

Postcards – Hickok, James Butler “Wild Bill”

Postcards – Museums

Sells Floto Circus – Box 8

Oversize – Oversize Box 1 – 2

Photographs – Box 9 – 10

Buffalo Bill’s Wild West

Cody, William F. “Buffalo Bill”

Stereo Cards

Source of Acquisition

James W. Wojtowicz

Method of Acquisition


Karen Preis; Samantha L. Harper
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Other Unmapped
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Repository Details

Part of the McCracken Research Library Repository

720 Sheridan Ave.
Cody WY 82414-3428 US